Ken Nilson, M.S., CSCS

Assistant Professor of Exercise & Sport Science/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
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Coach Nilson, originally from Georgia, teaches a variety of courses in Exercise and Sport Science. Along with being an assistant professor, he is also the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Pacers Athletics Department. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) with coaching experience at both the NCAA Division 1 and Division 3 level. As a former small school student-athlete, he can relate to our student-athletes on a much more personal level, which drives his passion to help them achieve a higher level of performance. When he is not cheering on his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers or Atlanta Braves, he also enjoys training and spending quality time with his wife and dog.

Education

  • B.S. in Biology, LaGrange College
  • M.S. in Strength and Conditioning, LaGrange College